There will be a South Western Railway strike on two more days over the busy festive period, further disrupting post-Christmas travel. The walk out will take place between 00.01 and 23.59 on Thursday 27 December and 0001 and 2359 on Monday 31 December, the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) confirmed today. This action is in addition to the
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The British country house hotel was born in 1949, brought to us in the pink and frilly shape of Sharrow Bay, overlooking Ullswater in the Lake District. Presided over by a splendid couple, Francis Coulson and his partner Brian Sack, it came complete with a gargantuan afternoon tea, and Sack’s famous Icky Sticky Toffee Pudding
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http://www.expedia.com/Niagara-Falls.d6023515.Destination-Travel-Guides Niagara Falls has long been a symbol of natural power and beauty. Visit this hallmark of Canadian and American tourism and see its majesty from a helicopter, boat, or walkway. Your Niagara Falls tour begins with a little bit of information: more than six million cubic feet of water spill over the sides per
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Authorities from Trinidad and Tobago have said they will block a “sex island” holiday that organisers claim is planned for the Caribbean country this weekend. The four-day event, organised by adult firm Good Girls Co, has been advertised as promising ”unlimited sex with two girls per day”. When it was first promoted last year, it received widespread criticism over
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(CNN) — Would you tip a robotic waiter? That’ll be the question vexing travelers eating 3D-printed meals prepared and served by robots, if one restaurant boss gets his way. Hong Kong restaurant group Maxim’s wants to open a smart restaurant at the city’s international airport to make the facility even more efficient. The proposal, which
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This drink, say those in the know, is a bartender’s challenge. The team at Lawless Distilling Company in Minneapolis must pour the beverage (Lawless Vodka, smoked pear syrup, cinnamon and brown sugar foam, lime, egg white, club soda, Bittercube Blackstrap, Bolivar Bitters) down a spoon to prevent a calamitous fizz-over while preserving its crispness. This
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As the pre-Christmas travel rush gets underway, a range of strikes on air and rail are set to jeopardise journeys. French air-traffic controllers are set to walk out from Thursday evening until Saturday morning, with widespread disruption expected on Friday. It is part of a nationwide campaign by public servants against the Macron administration, but
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At 4,350 km (2,703 miles), the Mekong river is the longest in south-east Asia. The Upper Mekong rises in China’s Qinghai and flows through the eastern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region and Yunnan province. The Lower Mekong forms part of the border between Myanmar (Burma) and Laos, and between Laos and Thailand. Luang Prabang,
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(CNN) — Even though The Great Barrier Reef and Uluru missed out on being crowned one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, Oz has arguably some of the world’s most stunning landscapes. We’ve chosen 10 of the country’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. 1. Great Barrier Reef Explore the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/AFP/Getty
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This month’s blog round up features a post detailing Prague’s most unusual sites, including this spinning statue © Marben / Shutterstock The year may be crawling to a close, but, as this month’s selection of blog posts from our Pathfinders community show, there’s always time to squeeze in one more adventure. This month our picks
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Editor’s Note — Editor’s Note — CNN Travel’s series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) — They call it “the land of the dry riverbed,” but 40,000 years ago Gobustan, in eastern Azerbaijan, was rich,
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Football was the driving force behind this year’s most-searched-for travel destinations, according to Google’s end of year report. Moscow, which hosted the World Cup Final in July, experienced the largest surge in the number of flight searches compared with last year, handing the Russian city number one spot in the tech giant’s “top-trending flight destinations”
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